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By Geoffrey Dutton;G. H. Dutton

While spatial facts is digitized to be used in geographic details platforms and different software program, information regarding its unique scale, answer and accuracy is usually misplaced. for this reason, utilizing such details at varied scales and mixing it with facts from different resources can be tough. Mapping vector facts at smaller than the unique scale calls for its generalization, that's often dealt with by way of post-processing in ways in which are just weakly supported by way of databases. The types and techniques defined during this booklet triumph over many such difficulties by means of supplying a multi-resolution facts illustration that permits retrieval of map information at a hierarchy of scales, in addition to documenting the accuracy of each spatial coordinate.

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